Quotable: L. Ron Hubbard on cult mind control

“THE ONLY WAY YOU CAN CONTROL PEOPLE IS TO LIE TO THEM…, because the second you start telling anybody close to the truth, you start releasing him and he gets tougher and tougher to control.”

–L. Ron Hubbard, from the Scientology Training Routines

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3 Responses to Quotable: L. Ron Hubbard on cult mind control

  1. Wren says:

    Didn’t know Hubbard was a student of Leo Strauss. Or maybe authoritarianism has certain common denominators?

  2. troll says:

    Actually, one can control people by telling the truth. But people who tell the truth sometimes don’t really want to be in control…it just happens!

  3. Bina says:

    Wow. That really made a lot of sense, troll.
    Care to elaborate, or are you just here to quip nonsense and hope it demoralizes a truth-teller?

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